Life in Indian cities: 19th thru early 20th century in Pictures

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  1. RAM

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    CALCUTTA-1940S

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    A Taxi in Calcutta - 1944

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    Snake charmer

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    A street in calcutta

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    Old Travancore Kingdom-(KERALA-EARLY 1900S)


    Kollam Residency Office of British Resident to Cochin & Travancore KingdomS

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    Kowidar Palace- the official palace of Travancore Maharanis (Queens) in Trivandrum, during its early days


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    Kanakkakunnu Palace, which was the official Banquet Hall of Travancore Kingdom, where guests are received. Today its major cultural center of Kerala.


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    Trivandrum Royal General Hospital- India's first free public Allopathic hospital open to all people


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    The Trivandrum Golf Club- Commonwealth's second oldest Golf club, which is now embroiled in political controversies.


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    Alleppy Port, which was Travancore primary port, before development of Kochi Port.

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    The Palayam- HQ of Travancore Royal Nair Army. Today its part of Kerala Niyamasabha- Legislature Assembly


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    That place hasn't changed much.
     
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    A shoe box full of images capturing life in India at least a century ago has been discovered in one of Scotland's national collections. 178 plate-glass negatives were found inside a size-nine Peter Lord shoe box by the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (RCAHMS) in Edinburgh.

    Photos of life in the British Raj in India are found in a shoe box - Telegraph

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    20-woman team on Darjeeling highway-- who would not be a man in India?" (stereo view, c.1900)

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    Oppanakara Street - 1973

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    Coimbatore Railway station - 1903
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    Thirunelveli - Nagercoil Bus- 1932

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    Chennai - Mount road

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    Mylapoor - Chennai

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    Chennai Central Railway Station

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